15 Minutes on Empowering and Investing in Girls

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Our very special guest for International Day of the Girl is Marigold Mioc—a volunteer and activist who has been involved with different causes, groups and organizations including the United Way, Young Canadians’ Parliament, Engineers without Borders, and many more.

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15 Minutes on Supporting Feminist Movements and Organizations

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In this episode of our 15 Minutes to Change the World podcast, we speak with Cindy Clark, the Co-Executive Director of the Association for Women’s Rights in Development—a global, feminist, membership, movement-support organization working to achieve gender justice and women’s human rights worldwide.

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A Call to Action to Canada’s Federal Party Leaders Ahead of Global COVID-19 Summit on Ending the Pandemic and Building Back Better

A health worker injects the vaccine to students during vaccine program in Cinangka Public High School, Serang, Banten, Indonesia in August 2021.Rosa Panggabean/CARE

The Global COVID-19 Summit, on September 22, on the margins of the 76th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, will take place days after Canadians elect a new government. CARE Canada urges all parties to work together now and make bold new commitments that will ensure the pandemic is defeated within the next twelve months, as a priority of the new government.

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15 Minutes on Women’s Economic Empowerment

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In this episode, we speak with Anjum Sultana, the National Director, Public Policy, Advocacy and Strategic Communications for YWCA Canada. Anjum discusses women’s economic empowerment: what it means, why women’s inclusion and leadership benefits everyone, and YWCA Canada’s work to empower women in the workplace and create systemic change.

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“I can help women raise their voices”: Halatu’s story

Halatu Benjamin in the Omugo settlement in northern Uganda. All photos by CARE Uganda.

Concerned that women had to trek nearly 10km to the nearest food distribution point, Halatu, a South Sudanese refugee and her women’s group in the Omugo refugee settlement in Uganda, helped to organize a peaceful boycott to successfully advocate for the food distribution point to be moved closer to the community.

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15 Minutes on Refugee Inclusion and Leadership

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We’re marking World Refugee Day with a special two-part episode of Minutes to Change the World. Our inspiring guests are Masa Kateb and Tsering Norzom Thonsur, two members of the Refugee Advisory Network—which advocates for meaningful inclusion of refugee leaders in policy and decision making processes that directly affect the lives of refugees.

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